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Deselms Fine Art will be having its 20th Anniversary sale starting Thursday June 14th. The store will be open late for the art tour till 8pm. Stop in to say hi to Dot (the Jack Russell) and Harvey (the owner ) . This is your opportunity to own original art at 20% off! Deselms is located at 303 East 17th Street Cheyenne
Thursday, June 14th from 5-8 at the Ancient Sage
1726 Capital Ave in Historic Downtown Cheyenne
4 new portraits in progress by Forrest King, 2 of which have not been revealed to the public, will be worked on simultaneously!
The paintings worked will be Harry P. Hynds, Alex Frye, A Little Girl Named Jayne, and Leah Zegan.
Other works in progress will also be on display, including the Battered Bride, Repression Number One, and a nameless one!
Stop by for a refreshment, and if you purchase something from the Ancient Sage you will be entered into a drawing for a “one of a kind” signed 8×10 print of your favorite Forrest King painting. (Only customers who buy during the event will be entered)
Thank you for supporting local business and local art!
Western Impressions will be on exhibit at the Nagle Warren Mansion located at 222 East 17th Street from June 4th to July 3rd with an artist’s reception during Art Design& Dine on June 14 from 5-8pm.
Julie Nighswonger felt the pull of the wide open Wyoming skies after growing up in Minnesota. She worked summers in Jackson Hole while attending college to earn a veterinary technology degree. Her love of animals and the scenery surrounding her is quite evident in her artwork. Julie enjoys working in oil and graphite, exploring reflected light while expressing the simplistic beauty of God’s handiwork. Living in Wyoming supplies her with an endless palette of inspiration.
“I heard Red Steagall in concert say “each of us has a story to tell, the beginning and the end are the same, it’s the middle that is different.” I tell my story through my artwork. I paint what I know. I’m passionate about the cowboy lifestyle and agriculture in America. I’m trying to create artwork that is pleasing to the eye and makes someone feel something. If they can smell the smoke or feel the cold then I did my job. I want someone to think “that is how it is” when they see a painting of mine. I would call my painting style or approach “painterly” or impressionistic. Living in Southeast Wyoming and having my own cattle and horses gives me plenty of material to put to canvas”. Monte Stokes
“This month we will be hosting an artist’s reception party during the Art Design and Dine at The Ancient Sage. Come down and share some beverages and appetizers with the local artists, craftspeople, and instructors we represent here at The Ancient Sage. This is a great way to learn more about the people behind the products and experience the diversity of backgrounds, styles and inspirations we have collected here. They have all been bringing fabulous new items in and Johan Adkins will also be signing copies of her books. It is sure to be a fun evening and we hope to see you all there!”
Jodi Smith, owner of the Ancient Sage
Lowes is donating labor and materials to repaint the interior and exterior of the historic Guild building. They will also be removing the carpeting in the gallery. With all this happening the Guild will not be open for the May 10th art tour. They do plan to be on the June 14th tour and it will be exciting to see the renovations!
In addition, we do have one open studio space and we would love to welcome a new artist! If you or someone you know is interested in a space to work where you can leave your things out, and access it 24 hours a day, please give us a call to come see it or stop by during Art Design & Dine.